Solution Architect LTE/5G

Job Description

Date: Jul 5, 2019

What does your future look like?


As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with over 45,000 life-enhancing technologies to our name, at Ericsson we’ve made it our business to make a mark. We are on a quest, relentlessly innovating to make technology easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to scale. As a team, we are helping to solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that’.


We’ll help you design your future! You can choose to be an expert or a leader or both! Leveraging everything from cybersecurity to machine learning, making smart manufacturing and autonomous mines a reality. With access to hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world with the support to really find ‘your great’ and the ability to rediscover it, again and again.


Job Summary:


We are now looking for a Solution Architect, who will be responsible for analyzing, designing and developing commercially viable end-to-end technical solutions for the customers. In this role, you will also be accountable for providing profitable business for Ericsson by translating customer needs, and technology opportunities into detailed technical offerings, solutions and proposals.




  • Key technical RF Lead role responsible for leading team of senior RF engineers in a 4G/5G Network Rollout
  • Project point of contact for all RF Engineering technical queries, as well as driving resolution of complex technical issues
  • Reporting to Project Manager/Director and internal stakeholders to drive positive outcomes
  • Driving results for the customer, whilst exceeding and managing their expectations
  • Responsible for managing to allocated budgets
  • Analyze customer technology, define business requirements and participate in risk analysis
  • Develop technical presentations and proposals, and perform customer presentations
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation and information sharing 
  • Stay abreast of on new technology/technical areas and share information about solution to build customer competence


As our ideal candidate, you will have:


  • Minimum years of experience: 10 years+ in Telecommunications
  • Excellent understanding and relevant deep experience in RF Planning, Design, Tuning and Optimisation in WCDMA/LTE/5G networks.
  • Proven experience as a Technical Expert/Subject Matter Expert in large scale WCDMA/LTE/5G networks rollout, network capacity upgrades and/or network swap outs projects.
  • Strong understanding of Australian ACMA and EME regulatory regime and compliance requirements
  • Strong understanding of Australian spectrum allocation
  • Strong leadership skills and able to motivate and engage a team of senior engineers to deliver project outcomes
  • Experience and understanding in multi-vendor network interworking 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong 3GPP knowledge
  • Experience in RF planning tools such as PLANET or ATOLL
  • Pre-sales, RFQ and RFP experience
  • Proven experience in delivering efficiency gains via tools and processes
  • Programming/Scripting skills for automation (highly regarded)


What’s in it for you?


With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.


Next Steps:


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